Tag: motherhood

Grace During the Pandemic

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When my husband preaches on the concept of grace, it often brings tears to my eyes. My husband is an Episcopal priest. Preaching is...

I Won’t Homeschool During the Quarantine and Here’s Why

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In the midst of this quarantine I find myself panicking about the smallest things. This morning I remembered that our printer isn’t coming until...

3 Basic Steps to Create a Capsule Wardrobe

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“Sweatpants, hair tied, chillin’ with no makeup on…” This all sounds good coming from Drake but don't forget the cookie crumbs and juice spills and...

Are We Crazy? Top Five Reasons to Have Children Close Together

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We are choosing to have our children 17 months apart. Some people might think we are crazy. Some days (particularly when my back hurts...

Being the Best You: Remember to Think about How You Want...

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since feeling is first who pays any attention to the syntax of things e.e. cummings When I turned 30, a friend gave me Danielle LaPorte’s book, The...

Adoption Chronicles :: Part 3

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We are nine months into the adoption process. You'd think we would have a baby already, right? Well.... no. It doesn't quite work that way. At...

10 Pumpkin Recipes to Make This Fall

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It's the most wonderful time of the year. Fall is officially here! The mornings are getting chillier, mamas are busting out their CrockPots, and your...

Motherhood Has Granted Me Grace That I Now Pass On To...

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Motherhood has changed me. I challenge you to show me a mother who wouldn’t readily agree with that statement. Some days, it feels like all...

Dear Stretch Marks: I’m Learning to Love You (But Be Patient)

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You are red and pink and purple, and you are deep. You’re not like the faint, smooth, wispy white lines on my hips or inner...

A Letter to My First Born

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To My Darling Daughter,  I always knew that I wanted to be a mom. If your dad had on board with it, I would have...